27-SEP-2014: Prof. N. A. K. Durrani, Department of Mass Communication, Aligarh Muslim University has been appointed as Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences for a period of two years with effect from September 29, 2014, vice Prof. Shabahat Husain.
Prof. N. A. K. Durrani is one of the senior most professors of mass Communication in the country and the founder of the Department of Mass Communication in AMU. He has been associated with most of the prominent communication centre as a senior academician. He is also known as a pioneer educationist in the field of mass communication and has contributed meaningfully in the development of curriculum and research in mass communication in India. He has eight books to his credit including one edited book. He has also contributed numerous articles in national and international journals of repute.
Prof. Durrani is a well known media critic and current affairs analyst. He has served as Media Advisor in AMU and Provost of Aftab Hall of residence. He has been associated with all core committees involved in the creation and development of AMU Centres in Malappuram, Kerala, Murshidabad, West Bengal and Kishanganj, Bihar. He is known for fondly dealing with issues and take stand as per the rule book.